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Salomons (Broomhill) Southborough

Victorian country house north of Tunbridge Wells. Built circa 1830 by the architect and builder Decimus Burton for Sir David Salomon, the first Jewish Lord Mayor of London. Irregular and complex house in the Italianate style built of stone ashlar with a stone parapet and balustrade.

Three storey east lodge built circa 1895 in the Victorian Gothic style. Constructed of stone ashlar with half timbered jettied upper floors and projecting loggia. Canted bay window supported on large scrolled brackets to east elevation. Gable ends with roughcast infilled panels and cartouche foliage panel at apex. Two light casement windows. Plain tile roof with overhanging eaves and decorative lion finials. Central stone chimney stack with family crest.

East Lodge

Two storey North Lodge with irregular shaped stone ashlar walls with half timbered jettied first floor with white washed rendered panels. Plain tiled roof with club tile patterning and ball finial to gable end. Decorative pierced barge boards with hanging finial. Gabled dormers partly below eaves. Central brick chimney stack.

North Lodge